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Review: The Rocket City Space Pioneers iPad Game

1 Dec 2011, 21:04 UTC
Review: The Rocket City Space Pioneers iPad Game
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The Rocket City Space Pioneers are a competitor in the 30 million dollar Google Lunar X PRIZE and they’ve just released an iPad game.
You can download the game here and try it out for yourself.
We were going to post a lengthy review, but we’ve decieded to hold off until they work on the game a little bit more. While I love the idea of this game, it feels rushed.
I gave the game to my resident experts: my two teenaged kids for their assessment…
Both had almost identical reactions. There was a lot of confusion about what it is they were supposed to be doing to get to the next level in the rocket level. I heard phrases like “How am I supposed to control this thing?” and “If I tilt, nothing happens.”
My 16 year old daughter summed it up best.
“They need to look at the intro to a level on Angry Birds to get an idea of how a simple preview of the level before you start could make this a playable game. At the very least it needs in game explanations and tips.”
It’s free, so you should take a look, but I think ...

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